SCI reviews provincial consumer inflation rates

Financial Tribune – The growth in overall Consumer Price Index was the highest (3.4%) for Kerman Province in the seventh month of the current Iranian year (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) when compared with the previous month.

According to data released by the Statistical Center of Iran, Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad Province posted a month-on-month deflation of 0.2% last month.

The overall CPI calculated for the country (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as the base year) stood at 184.9 in the same month, indicating a 1.7% rise compared with the previous month.

Ilam Province’s goods and services consumer inflation registered a rise of 34.7% during the month compared with the similar month of last year.